This program gives participants an opportunity to develop a set of competencies to effectively support individuals struggling with their mental health

Private Certificate

Mental Health
Counselling Skills


Core/mandatory workshops include:

Elective workshops:

Elective workshops, chosen in consultation with CTRI, make up the additional hours of training you need to reach 60 hours. Suggested elective workshops to complete this certificate are: Mental Health Awareness and Support, Mindfulness Counselling Strategies, Trauma – Counselling Strategies for Healing and Resilience, Trauma-Informed Care, and Suicide Intervention Skills. You can find all our available workshop topics here.

*There are additional workshops that meet the requirements of the Certificate in Mental Health
Counselling Skills. Please speak to us about customizing the program to fit your needs.

How it Works

Contact one of our training coordinators to receive a proposal. We’ll help you choose the best content and trainers for your group. We’ll also discuss the timelines and other logistics of running the program.

Elliot Grisdale, Private/On-Location Training Coordinator

Elliot Grisdale
Training Coordinator
[email protected]

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Lori Tiessen
Training Coordinator
[email protected]

Cost varies depending on location. You will receive an estimate with your proposal.